Industry and scientific experience enhances Advanced Planning and Scheduling optimization
Professor Wim Nuijten becomes Quintiq's new Vice President of Optimization Technology
Wim brings over 22 years of solid experience and expertise in research and development of optimization technology. Furthermore, the Quintiq team will benefit from Wim's proven knowledge on both industrial optimization software components as well as optimization-based end-user applications. By adding Wim to its core management team, Quintiq has strengthened its position as a leading provider of Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) solutions.
"As Wim has tremendous experience in the field of optimization - through his 17 years at ILOG and IBM as well as his professorship in Intelligent Information Systems at Eindhoven University of Technology - we are convinced that he is the right fit for the new role. Wim joins Quintiq with a very clear goal in mind: to make sure we keep our worldwide number one position in optimization in Advanced Planning and Scheduling software," said Quintiq CEO Dr. Victor Allis.
When asked about joining Quintiq and the highlights of his new role, Wim responded, "I have always strived for the best and, with the knowledge that Quintiq is filled with smart, open minded, hardworking people, I am certain that we can drive the improvement of Quintiq's optimization capabilities and preserve Quintiq's premier APS company position. Quintiq is focused on Advanced Planning and Scheduling software, which is precisely what I have been doing throughout my career. Besides that, I also felt that there was a perfect fit for me at Quintiq in terms of culture and atmosphere."
Wim's first achievement will be to define an Optimization Business Plan describing the path forward for Quintiq for the coming five years.
To find out what makes Quintiq the employer of choice for experienced professionals such as Wim, visit www.quintiqcareers.com.
Quintiq's Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) software enables companies to create business value by visualizing and optimizing their operational processes. Quintiq software is capable of generating the best possible planning solution to suit any business model and solve any planning puzzle, even in the most complex and dynamic of business environments.
Established in 1997 and growing rapidly, Quintiq has a global presence with dual headquarters in the Netherlands and the USA, a global development center in Malaysia, and other offices around the world. Quintiq's APS software is in use at over 500 locations in 78 countries.
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